Cardiac Arrest News and Research

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A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
Risk factors of malignant arrhythmias found in patients treated with therapeutic hyperthermia after cardiac arrest

Risk factors of malignant arrhythmias found in patients treated with therapeutic hyperthermia after cardiac arrest

Excessive physical work can damage the heart, says new study

Excessive physical work can damage the heart, says new study

Study explores whether physical activity is always beneficial for the heart

Study explores whether physical activity is always beneficial for the heart

Research finds increase in use of emergency CPR device despite lack of evidence

Research finds increase in use of emergency CPR device despite lack of evidence

UChicago Medicine installs hands-only CPR kiosk in the Center for Care and Discovery

UChicago Medicine installs hands-only CPR kiosk in the Center for Care and Discovery

Signaling defects could cause congenital heart condition

Signaling defects could cause congenital heart condition

Researchers develop new smart speaker that uses white noise to monitor infants' breathing

Researchers develop new smart speaker that uses white noise to monitor infants' breathing

New study finds genetic link for some forms of SIDS

New study finds genetic link for some forms of SIDS

Clinical trial explores effect of whole-body cooling in comatose patients after cardiac arrest

Clinical trial explores effect of whole-body cooling in comatose patients after cardiac arrest

SCAI's new shock classification scheme used to analyze patients in cardiac intensive care unit

SCAI's new shock classification scheme used to analyze patients in cardiac intensive care unit

New and improved: CPR undergoes overhaul

New and improved: CPR undergoes overhaul

Optimal AED placements may lead to better cardiac arrest outcomes

Optimal AED placements may lead to better cardiac arrest outcomes

Scientists use CAR-T cells to reverse cardiac fibrosis

Scientists use CAR-T cells to reverse cardiac fibrosis

New study helps predict high-benefit group for implantable defibrillators

New study helps predict high-benefit group for implantable defibrillators

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Latest advances in cardiovascular medicine to be unveiled

Latest advances in cardiovascular medicine to be unveiled

Patients have higher risk of heart problems when insurance companies reject their prescriptions

Patients have higher risk of heart problems when insurance companies reject their prescriptions

Half Marathon runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest

Half Marathon runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest

Testosterone replacement therapy associated with increased risk of stroke, heart attack

Testosterone replacement therapy associated with increased risk of stroke, heart attack

Experts release scientific statement on predicting survival for cardiac arrest survivors

Experts release scientific statement on predicting survival for cardiac arrest survivors